Consequences of bad weather in Ukraine

More than 400 settlements were cut off

In Ukraine, as a result of bad weather, hundreds of subscribers were cut off in the morning, the worst situation with electricity is in the Dnipropetrovsk region. There are also disruptions to public transport in the regions, and ice and strong winds have caused falling trees, traffic jams and accidents.

More than 400 settlements were cut off

According to the Ministry of Energy, almost 400 settlements in Ukraine have been cut off due to the deterioration of weather conditions — the accumulation of wet snow and ice.

The most difficult situation is in the Dnipropetrovsk region, there are more than 200 settlements without electricity.

At the same time, "Ukrenergo" clarifies that in the morning due to bad weather - strong wind, wet snow, and ice - 396 settlements were cut off. There are 202 settlements in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, 79 in Kirovohrad Oblast, 54 in Mykolaiv Oblast, 58 in Odesa Oblast, and 1 in Cherkasy Oblast. In Donetsk Oblast, there are 4 for more than a day.

In general, due to hostilities and other reasons, 463 settlements remain without electricity.

At the same time, due to the shelling, there is new damage to Oblenergo networks in Donetsk, Kharkiv, and Kherson regions. One coal-mining enterprise in Donetsk region was de-energized. At the same time, Ukrenergo notes that morning mass missile attack the enemy had no critical consequences for the power system.

Consequences of bad weather by regions:

Kyiv region

Almost 9 subscribers were left without electricity in the Kyiv region due to bad weather. Emergency crews are working.

Mykolaiv region

In the Mykolaiv region, rescuers reported on the liquidation of the consequences of bad weather. There, in some places, ice formed on the roads.

In particular, in the Voznesensk district, trees fell on the road due to gusty winds, and in the city of Novy Bug, Bashtan district, a car flew into a ditch due to a slippery road.


In the city of Sumy, due to weather conditions, trolleybuses and buses follow with a deviation from the schedule. In the morning in the Sumy region, the air temperature ranges from -11 to -16 degrees below zero, but it feels like -21 -26. Ice is also observed on the roads, added the local emergency services.

Kryvyi Rih

Due to extreme weather conditions, 15 subscribers were disconnected from electricity in Kryvyi Rih, Oleksandr Vilkul, head of the city's Defense Council, said. According to him, due to the lack of electricity, 4 boiler houses operate on generators in water circulation mode, and 2 pumping stations of Miskwodokanal also operate on generators.

All communal services of the city work in an enhanced mode, special equipment works on the roads.


The City Hall warned of stormy winds that are expected today and may reach up to 20 m/s. In addition, significant snow, blizzards, snowdrifts on the roads, and ice are forecast. The air temperature may drop to -18 tomorrow.


As of 08:00 in the morning, traffic on the roads of Odesa region is secured, but the road surfaces are wet, in places covered with snow, — the Service for Reconstruction and Development of Infrastructure in the Odesa Region.

Precipitation is observed only in the north of the region - rain with sleet. North-eastern wind 6-10 m/s, gusts 10-16 m/s.

From noon, the cyclone will cover the entire region. Adverse weather conditions will persist all day on January 8. No precipitation is expected on January 9, but the temperature is negative.


Traffic jam at the entrance to Lviv from Sokilnyki.

Eyewitnesses say that because of the slippery road, people are standing in a drag. The police are already there. There are also complications in traffic on the street. Glynyansky Tract. There was also a traffic jam on the road due to the ice.

Kirovohrad region

In the Kirovohrad region, the energy industry reported that about 80 settlements were cut off.

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